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Moon: Life and death of Gigi the sea turtle says a lot about us - Pensacola News Journal

Thu, 07/27/2017 - 18:17

Pensacola News Journal

Moon: Life and death of Gigi the sea turtle says a lot about us
Pensacola News Journal
About the same time gentle souls were attending a memorial service for a turtle in Navarre, many folks along the Panhandle were just seeing the sickening video making the rounds of some idiot yahoos dragging a thrashing shark behind a boat, just giving ...

Sea Turtle Inc.'s new facilities ahead of schedule - Valley morning Star

Thu, 07/27/2017 - 17:13

Valley morning Star

Sea Turtle Inc.'s new facilities ahead of schedule
Valley morning Star
Construction on Sea Turtle Inc.'s new facility on South Padre Island is ahead of schedule and officials expect to have it open to the public by early December. The facility will feature a stadium-seating amphitheater and a new educational center, plus ...

Stick on a decal to show support for Florida's manatees, sea turtles - Port St. Joe Star

Thu, 07/27/2017 - 06:32

Port St. Joe Star

Stick on a decal to show support for Florida's manatees, sea turtles
Port St. Joe Star
There are more manatees and sea turtles in Florida than in any other state. More than 6,000 manatees swim in its coastal waters, rivers and freshwater springs, and thousands of sea turtles nests and hatch on its Atlantic and Gulf coast beaches. It's ...

Volunteers count record number of sea turtle nests on Tybee Isla ... - WTOC

Thu, 07/27/2017 - 02:56

Cayman Compass

Volunteers count record number of sea turtle nests on Tybee Isla ...
WTOC
Volunteers through the Marine Science Center have counted a record number of nests on Tybee Island, even though the season is still far from over.
Green sea turtle rescued from jagged rocks | Cayman CompassCayman Compass

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Talking about turtles: Girl Scout troop advocating for beach light ordinance - Crestview News Bulletin

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 23:27

Crestview News Bulletin

Talking about turtles: Girl Scout troop advocating for beach light ordinance
Crestview News Bulletin
According to Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, artificial lights near the beach can deter nesting female sea turtles and disorient hatchlings. Homeowners in coastal areas can decrease light pollution by turning off unnecessary lights ...

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WATCH: Dozens of baby sea turtles hatch, make way to ocean - 7News - WSVN-TV

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 21:49

7News - WSVN-TV

WATCH: Dozens of baby sea turtles hatch, make way to ocean
7News - WSVN-TV
(WSVN) - ISLE OF PALMS, SC (WSVN) — Dozens of sea turtles broke through sand on a South Carolina beach Tuesday, heading straight for the Atlantic Ocean. One woman and her family were able to capture the baby turtles' journey to the ocean during ...

Turtle Territory - CBS Miami

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 15:33

CBS Miami

Turtle Territory
CBS Miami
The Sea Turtle Conservation Program is responsible for identifying and protecting sea turtle nests for most of the County's beaches. These extend from the Village of Key Biscayne through Crandon Park Beach to Bear Cut Preserve, into Fisher Island ...

WATCH: Baby sea turtles' journey to the ocean - KTVU San Francisco

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 14:40

KTVU San Francisco

WATCH: Baby sea turtles' journey to the ocean
KTVU San Francisco
ISLE OF PALMS, SC. - With one break of the sand, the ground began to move in Isle of Palms, South Carolina, and within minutes, dozens of tiny sea turtles broke free, ready for their trek to the Atlantic Ocean. Kelly Futrell and her family had just ...

Summer welcomes sea turtles to the shores of Puerto Vallarta - Vallarta Daily

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 14:09

Vallarta Daily

Summer welcomes sea turtles to the shores of Puerto Vallarta
Vallarta Daily
As soon as the summer begins, Puerto Vallarta welcomes the visit of hundreds of turtles that come to spawn after having traveled thousands of kilometers in the Pacific. The director of the Marine Turtle Protection Program, Ildefonso Ramos, reported ...

Thais free 1066 turtles to celebrate King's birthday - Phys.Org

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 12:38

Phys.Org

Thais free 1066 turtles to celebrate King's birthday
Phys.Org
Hundreds of Thai schoolchildren and naval officers sent 1,066 turtles scuttling into the sea on Wednesday in a ceremony aimed at bringing good fortune to the new King Maha Vajiralongkorn, who turns 65 on Friday. Hundreds of Thai schoolchildren and ...
Thailand: New King Celebrates Huge Birthday as Junta Chief Urges Loyalty From ThaisNewsweek
Thais turn to 1066 turtles to celebrate King's birthdayBangkok Post
'Long live the king': Thais release 1066 turtles into sea ahead of new monarch's birthdayInternational Business Times UK

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Thais wish their king a happy birthday by releasing sea turtles - Irish Times

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 12:06

Irish Times

Thais wish their king a happy birthday by releasing sea turtles
Irish Times
Thais wish their king a happy birthday by releasing sea turtles. Asia-Pacific; Jul 26, 2017. Wellwishers in Thailand have released 1,066 turtles into the sea as part of celebrations marking the birthday of new King Maha Vajiralongkorn this week.
Thais free 1066 turtles to celebrate King's birthdayPhys.Org
Thailand: New King Celebrates Huge Birthday as Junta Chief Urges Loyalty From ThaisNewsweek
Thais turn to 1066 turtles to celebrate new king's birthdayReuters
Bangkok Post -International Business Times UK
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Thailand: New King Celebrates Huge Birthday as Junta Chief Urges Loyalty From Thais - Newsweek

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 10:00

Phys.Org

Thailand: New King Celebrates Huge Birthday as Junta Chief Urges Loyalty From Thais
Newsweek
Well-wishers release sea turtles at the Sea Turtle Conservation Center as part of the celebrations for the upcoming 65th birthday of Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun, in Sattahip district, Chonburi province, Thailand, July 26, 2017.
Thais free 1066 turtles to celebrate King's birthdayPhys.Org
Thais turn to 1066 turtles to celebrate King's birthdayBangkok Post
Thais turn to 1066 turtles to celebrate new king's birthdayReuters
International Business Times UK
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Thais turn to 1066 turtles to celebrate new king's birthday - Reuters

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 06:57

Reuters

Thais turn to 1066 turtles to celebrate new king's birthday
Reuters
CHONBURI, Thailand (Reuters) - Hundreds of people gathered at a beach in Thailand on Wednesday to release 1,066 turtles into the sea as part of celebrations to mark the birthday of new King Maha Vajiralongkorn this week. King Vajiralongkorn's July 28 ...
Thais turn to 1066 turtles to celebrate King's birthdayBangkok Post

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WATCH: Baby sea turtles' journey to the ocean - Story | FOX 13 ... - FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 00:56

FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay

WATCH: Baby sea turtles' journey to the ocean - Story | FOX 13 ...
FOX 13 News, Tampa Bay
With one break of the sand, the ground began to move in Isle of Palms, South Carolina, and within minutes, dozens of tiny sea turtles broke free, ready for their ...
Watch video of sea turtles hatching in Isle of Palms, SC | The StateThe State

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Talking about turtles: Girl Scout troop advocating for beach light ordinance - The Northwest Florida Daily News

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 22:55

Talking about turtles: Girl Scout troop advocating for beach light ordinance
The Northwest Florida Daily News
According to Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, artificial lights near the beach can deter nesting female sea turtles and disorient hatchlings. Homeowners in coastal areas can decrease light pollution by turning off unnecessary lights ...

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Florida unveils new manatee, sea turtle decals to raise money to protect species - Orlando Sentinel

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 19:35

Orlando Sentinel

Florida unveils new manatee, sea turtle decals to raise money to protect species
Orlando Sentinel
Florida wildlife officers on Tuesday introduced two new 2017 decals for sale to the public to raise money to protect the state's manatees and sea turtles. The $5 decals can be purchased when registering or renewing registration on a vehicle or boat, or ...
They dragged a shark at high speed behind their boat. The state is investigating this video.Bradenton Herald
Video of shark being dragged behind speeding boat sparks outrageFOX31 Denver

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Family captures remarkable video of sea turtles hatching - Myrtle Beach Sun News

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 19:09

Myrtle Beach Sun News

Family captures remarkable video of sea turtles hatching
Myrtle Beach Sun News
It was an experience to last a lifetime, and now the world gets to witness it thanks to two videos. Kelly Futrell and her family witnessed dozens of baby sea turtles hatch and make their way to the ocean while vacationing in Isle of Palms, South Carolina.

Rare green sea turtle nest discovered in Myrtle Beach - The Herald

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 17:44

The Herald

Rare green sea turtle nest discovered in Myrtle Beach
The Herald
The post says State Park Ranger Ann Wilson and her team responded to the nesting site and discovered 142 “golf-ball-sized” green sea turtle eggs. The nest was then relocated to a safer section of the beach where the turtles can hatch undisturbed.
Rare green sea turtle nest found in Myrtle BeachWMBF
Green sea turtle nest in Myrtle Beach 1 of 4 found in SC this yearWBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

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Rare green sea turtle nest discovered in Myrtle Beach - Myrtle Beach Sun News

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 17:44

Myrtle Beach Sun News

Rare green sea turtle nest discovered in Myrtle Beach
Myrtle Beach Sun News
The post says State Park Ranger Ann Wilson and her team responded to the nesting site and discovered 142 “golf-ball-sized” green sea turtle eggs. The nest was then relocated to a safer section of the beach where the turtles can hatch undisturbed.
Green sea turtle nest in Myrtle Beach 1 of 4 found in SC this yearWBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

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Green sea turtle nest in Myrtle Beach 1 of 4 found in SC this year - WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 14:57

WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC

Green sea turtle nest in Myrtle Beach 1 of 4 found in SC this year
WBTW - Myrtle Beach and Florence SC
Monday's discovery was the 11th sea turtle nest to be found within the city limits and marks 193 nests in both Horry and Georgetown Counties. In all, South Carolina has recorded 4,748 turtle nests this year, but only four of those are by the rare green ...
Rare green sea turtle nest discovered in Myrtle BeachThe Herald

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